If you’re new to CVS and don’t have any ECB from a previous shopping trip to use on the first transaction then the amount you pay will be your “seed money”. “Seed money” is the money you pay out of pocket to get your first Extra Care Bucks (ECB) to use on future purchases.
Last week we ended up with $1.00 in ECB (from Tide). I will be incorporating these into this week’s scenario.
We’ll be getting $33.44 worth of product for $6.89 (+ any applicable sales tax) out of pocket and have $$5.89 ECB to use next week. That’s a savings of almost 80%!
Save your $5.76 in ECB as we will use it in next week’s scenario
Remember you don’t have to do both the transactions in one day or even at the same CVS.
Buy Venus Razor 1-ct. $6.89
ThermaCare Lower Back & Hip Wrap 1-ct. $3.79
Use $4.00/1 Venus Razor SS 8-12 (exp. 9-30)
Use $1.00 ECB from last week
Final price: pay $5.68 + get $5.00 ECB (Venus) + $3.79 ECB (ThermaCare)
Buy 4 Glade 9-oz. Sprays .99 ea. ($3.98)
Buy 2 Glade Plugins Twin Refills $4.00 ($8.00)
Buy Colgate Optic White Rinse, Toothpaste OR Toothbrush $4.99
Use (2) $2.00/2 Glade Items printable
Use (2) $1.00 off Glade PlugIns Scented Oil Twin or 2 Single refill
Use $1.00/1 Colgate Optic White Rinse, Toothpaste or Toothbrush (3 diff. coupns) SS 9-9 (exp. (9-29)
Use $8.76 ECB from transaction #1
Final price: $1.21 + get $4.00 ECB (Glade) + $2.00 ECB (Colgate)
Alteril Sleep Aid Shots 2-pk $5.79
Use $6.00 ECB from transaction #2
Final price: pay sales tax only + get $5.79 ECB to use next week!
After ECB it’s like getting a Venus Razor, ThermaCare, 4 Glade Sprays, 2 Glade Plugins twin refills, Colgate Optic White item and Alteril Sleep Aid Shots for only $1.97!